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Apr 24, 2012
Une nouvelle enquete revele plusieurs ameliorations de la sante des senegalais

Dakar, Sénégal

Madame Le Ministre de la Sante, de l’Hygiène Publique et de la Prévention, Pr Awa Marie Coll-Seck, a lancé aujourd’hui officiellement les donnes de l’Enquête Démographique et de Santé à Indicateurs Multiples du Sénégal de 2010-11 (EDS-MICS 2010-11). Les résultats montrent qu’il y a de plus en plus d’enfants sénégalais qui survivent après leur cinquième anniversaire.

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Apr 05, 2012
New survey shows major decline in child mortality in Ethiopia

 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Minister of Health, Dr. Tewodros Adhanom, officially launched the 2011 Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) today, which reveals many improvements in Ethiopia, particularly in the areas of child mortality and family planning.

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Apr 05, 2012
Zimbabwe survey reports slight decrease in HIV prevalence

Harare, Zimbabwe

Fifteen percent of Zimbabweans are HIV-positive, according to the 2010-11 Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey (ZDHS). This is a slight decrease from 18% in the 2005-06 survey. HIV prevalence continues to be higher among women than men; 18% of women are HIV-positive compared with 12% of men.

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Mar 26, 2012
Nepal experiences major improvements in demographic and child health indicators

Kathmandu, Nepal

The Government of Nepal'sMinistry of Health and Population and USAID/Nepal jointly released the findings of the 2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), highlighting the health, social and economic status and trends in the country.

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Mar 13, 2012
Child survival and maternal health continue to improve in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda
Rwandan children and mothers are healthier than ever before according to the 2010 Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey (RDHS). Fewer children are dying before their fifth birthday.Fewer women are dying due to pregnancy or childbirth related causes.

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